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Exchanging Words: Arabic Writing in Israel and the Poetics of Misunderstanding

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter juxtaposes the Arabic prose fiction of the Palestinian Israeli writer Emile Habiby (1922–1996) and the Iraqi Jewish writer Samir Naqqash (1938–2004). Habiby was a major figure in the ... More


Outlines of Diachronic Intersystemic Development

Reuven Snir

in Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter presents some outlines of the diachronic intersystemic development of the modern Arabic literary system. The space between the text, its author, and the reader is understood as ... More


Literary Dynamics in Synchronic Cross-section

Reuven Snir

in Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter looks at the literary dynamics of Arabic literature in synchronic cross-section. Inventories of canonized and non-canonized literary texts are presented separately in three subsystems: ... More


Literary Dynamics in Generic and Diachronic Cross-section

Reuven Snir

in Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter concentrates on the importance of referring to the historical, diachronic development each genre in Arabic literature has been undergoing underwent and the relationships that exist ... More


ARABIC AND PERSIAN INTERTEXTUALITY IN THE SELJUQ PERIOD: ḤAMĪDĪ'S MAQĀMĀT AS A CASE STUDY

Vahid Behmardi

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The relationship between Arabic literature and Persian literature falls under two major topics: the impact of Arabic literature on Persian literature, and the transmission and adaptation of Arabic ... More


The Modern Arabic Literary System

Reuven Snir

in Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter sets out the theoretical framework that underlies the Arabic literary system, outlining the scope of the research subject and the assumptions behind the operative theoretical model. It ... More


Language and Culture

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses issues concerning the language and culture of Arab minority in Israel during the period from 1967—1981. The Arabs value their ... More


Literature: Adab

Michael Allan

in In the Shadow of World Literature: Sites of Reading in Colonial Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167824
eISBN:
9781400881093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167824.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how discussions of world literature relate to the field of Arabic literature by tracing how the Arabic term adab became literary. It considers how definitions of the literary ... More


Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation & the Postfrancophone Lyric

Yasser Elhariry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940407
eISBN:
9781786945075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940407.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation, and the Postfrancophone Lyric is about what happens to the contemporary French lyric in the translingual Arabic context. Drawing on lyric theory, comparative ... More


Israeli Jewish Nation Building and Hebrew Translations of Arabic Literature

Hannah Amit-Kochavi

in Literature and Nation in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620739
eISBN:
9780748653102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620739.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Literature is an effective vehicle of expressing national energies, conflicts and aspirations. Literary translation aids in getting them across to another nation, where they will be received and ... More


Towards a Comparative Approach to Arabic Literature

Abdul-Nabi Isstaif

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter calls for a study of Arabic literature from a comparative perspective, arguing that a comparative approach will help to undermine self-centricism and thus allow a more humanist ... More


Introduction

Michael Allan

in In the Shadow of World Literature: Sites of Reading in Colonial Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167824
eISBN:
9781400881093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167824.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book raises a number of questions concerning the assumed universalism of world literature by analyzing the interwoven strands of modernization, literature, and secularism. It examines the ... More


Introduction

Roger Allen and Robin Ostle

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is about the life and academic legacy of Mustafa Badawi, who may be regarded as the father of the study of modern Arabic literature in the United Kingdom and the United States based on the ... More


Modern Arabic Literature as Seen in the Late Nineteenth Century: Jurji Murqus’s Contribution to Korsh and Kirpichnikov’s Vseobshchaya Istoriya Literatury*

Hilary Kilpatrick

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses modern Arabic literature as seen in the late nineteenth century by focusing on Jurji Ibrahim Murqus's contribution to Vseobshchaya Istoriya literatury (Universal History of ... More


Egypt

Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi

in Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The beginnings of modern Arabic literature in Egypt can be traced back to the era of Muhammad 'Ali, who took several measures to establish the foundations of the modern state. Muhammad 'Ali sent his ... More


Introduction Literature and Nation in the Middle East: An Overview

Yasir Suleiman

in Literature and Nation in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620739
eISBN:
9780748653102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620739.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines the role literature played in constructing, articulating or challenging interpretations of national identities in the Middle East, and most of its chapters are hence devoted to ... More


Badawi: An Academic With a Vision. A Personal Testimony

Sabry Hafez

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this chapter, the author offers a personal testimony about his interaction with Mustafa Badawi as well as the latter's contribution to the study of both Arabic and English literature. The author ... More


The Early Career of Pococke

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the early career of Edward Pococke. Before his intensive study of Arabic language and literature, Pococke began to assemble the collection of manuscripts, which, after his ... More


Arabic Literatures, ‘Elite’ and ‘Folk’ – Junctions and Disjunctions

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter notes that language has remained the key constituent in the Arabs' self-view and self-esteem. In early Islam, when Arabs had expanded their reach and had the opportunity to evaluate and ... More


Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Reuven Snir

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book provides a comprehensive theoretical framework for the study of the literary history of the diverse production of contemporary Arabic literary texts and the reasons for their canonization. ... More


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